Darlington Raceway
Southern 500
May 9, 2009

Official Results from
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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE No. 11

SOUTHERN 500 PRESENTED BY GODADDY.COM

DARLINGTON RACEWAY

 

Darlington, S.C. – May 9, 2009

1.366-Mile Oval

501 M – 367 L – Purse: $5,666,384

 

 

 

 

 

 1         12            5            Mark Martin                  Cheez-it/CARQUEST Chevrolet                         367                    190           *      5         $295,150      Running

 2         42          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              367                    175           *      5           236,999      Running

 3         18          14            Tony Stewart              Old Spice/Office Depot Chevrolet                     367                    170           *      5           171,696      Running

 4           3          39            Ryan Newman            US Army Chevrolet                                           367                    165           *      5           170,527      Running

 5           2          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont/National Guard ESGR Chevrolet           367                    160           *      5           152,724      Running

 6         16            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet        367                    155           *      5           162,113      Running

 7         31          25            Brad Keselowski         GoDaddy.com Chevrolet                                   367                    146                              102,400      Running

 8         11          16            Greg Biffle                   3M Ford                                                             367                    152         **    10           112,625      Running

 9           5          20    #      Joey Logano               The Home Depot Toyota                                    367                    143           *      5           138,874      Running

10          1          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   367                    139           *      5           142,188      Running

11        24          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    367                    130                              127,843      Running

12          6          31            Jeff Burton                  Caterpillar Chevrolet                                          367                    127                              132,254      Running

13        23          11            Denny Hamlin              Farm Bureau Toyota                                         367                    124                              103,175      Running

14        19          19            Elliott Sadler                 Stanley Tools Dodge                                         367                    126           *      5             95,700      Running

15        40          98            Paul Menard                Schrock/Menards Ford                                     367                    118                              118,904      Running

16          8            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                367                    115                              100,350      Running

17        38          44            AJ Allmendinger          Best Buy Dodge                                                367                    112                                86,050      Running

18        27          96            Bobby Labonte            Academy Sports & Outdoors Ford                   367                    114           *      5           112,952      Running

19        41          43            Reed Sorenson           Valvoline Crew Chief Car Dodge                      367                    106                              121,549      Running

20        25          42            Juan Pablo Montoya    Target Chevrolet                                               367                    103                              119,746      Running

21        29          78            Regan Smith                Furniture Row Chevrolet                                   367                    100                                78,575      Running

22        20          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             367                      97                                89,450      Running

23          7            9            Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                             366                      99           *      5           121,221      Running

24        34          12            David Stremme            No. 12 Penske Dodge                                        366                      91                              113,038      Running

25        39          34            Tony Raines                A&W Chevrolet                                                 364                      88                                87,800      Running

26        32          87    #      Scott Speed                Nemco Motorsports Toyota                               362                      85                                75,325      Running

27        26          88            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet          360                      82                                92,725      Running

28        28            7            Robby Gordon             Quaker State Toyota                                         353                      79                                96,583      Running

29        21          00            David Reutimann         Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota                        347                      76                              102,096      Running

30          4          77            Sam Hornish Jr.           Mobil 1 Dodge                                                    344                      73                                97,008      Running

31        35          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 333                      70                              105,321      Accident

32          9          99            Carl Edwards              Aflac Ford                                                         314                      67                              123,179      Running

33        10          47            Marcos Ambrose        Bush's Best Baked Beans/Kingsford/Clorox Toyota   312                      64                                91,671      Running

34        14          18            Kyle Busch                  M&M's Toyota                                                    303                      66           *      5           121,346      Running

35        22          13    #      Max Papis                    GEICO Toyota                                                    302                      58                                72,725      Running

36        13          07            Casey Mears               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     238                      55                                90,575      Running

37        17          33            Clint Bowyer               BB&T Chevrolet                                                 221                      52                                80,375      Accident

38        15            6            David Ragan                UPS Ford                                                           199                      49                                80,150      Accident

39        37          36            Scott Riggs                  Tommy Baldwin Racing Toyota                         101                      46                                72,025      Brakes

40        36          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Toyota                                    73                      43                                79,875      Engine

41        33          66            Dave Blaney                Prism Motorsports Toyota                                   56                      40                                71,725      Brakes

42        43          09            Sterling Marlin              Phoenix Racing Dodge                                        38                      37                                71,630 Transmission

43        30          71            David Gilliland              TRG Motorsports Chevrolet                                27                      34                                71,990      Fuel Pump

# Raybestos Rookie of the Year Contender.   ** Includes race leader/most laps led bonus. * Includes race leader bonus.

Failed to qualify: (2) #41 Jeremy Mayfield, #82 Scott Speed.

Race Comments: With an estimated crowd of 72,000 in attendance, Martin won the Southern 500. Prior to the start, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for reasons indicated: #43 (engine change), #48 (back-up car), #87 (driver change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  4 hours, 11 minutes, 19 seconds                                   AVERAGE SPEED: 119.687 mph                              MARGIN OF VICTORY:  1.531 seconds

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Matt Kenseth (179.514 mph, 27.394 secs.)

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Tony Gibson (crew chief for Ryan Newman)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD: Mark Martin

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Mark Martin

GOODYEAR GATORBACK BELTS FASTEST LAP AWARD: Martin Truex Jr. (173.185 mph, Lap 228)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Mark Martin

MOBIL 1 “COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Martin Truex Jr.

MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE AWARD: Lance McGrew (crew chief for Brad Keselowski)

NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $50,000 at Lowe’s++

O’REILLY AUTO PARTS “PEOPLE, SERVICE & PERFORMANCE” AWARD: Ryan Newman (443.121 seconds)

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Joey Logano

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Mark Martin

TISSOT “PIT ROAD PRECISION” AWARD: Martin Truex Jr. (411.199 secs.)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Martin Truex Jr. (61 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 17 cautions for 73 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 5-7 (Car #13 & 87, Accident, Turn 2. [None]); 22-24 (Car # 55-Spin, Turn 4. [None]); 32-37 (Car # 07, 11, 44 & 83-Accident, Turns 1-2. [55]); 76-85 (Car # 55-Accident, Turn 3. [98]); 120-123 (Car #77-Accident, Turn 2. [48]); 162-165 (Car # 6 & 11-Accident, Turns 1-2. [19]); 186-189 (Car #6 & 42-Accident, Turn 1. [83]); 198-201 (Car #6 & 27-Accident, Turn 3. [12]); 216-219 (Car # 2-Spin, Turn 4. [24]); 223-226 (Car #33 & 44-Accident, Backstretch. [12]); 250-253 (Debris. [77]); 277-281 (Debris, Backstretch. [11]); 285-287 (Car #99-Accident, Turn 3. [98]); 297-300 (Car #16-Accident, Turn 4. [31]); 321-325 (Debris, Turn 4. [96]); 336-338 (Car #26 & 83-Accident, Turn 2. [44]); 344-346 (Car # 88-Spin, Frontstretch. [9]).

LAP LEADERS: 23 lead changes among 13 drivers. Kenseth 1-16, J. Gordon 17-22, Johnson 23-24, Newman 25-71, Kahne 72-82, Sadler 83-84, Kahne 85-115, Truex 116-119, Kahne 120, Labonte 121-122, Biffle 123-161, Kahne 162, Biffle 163-185, Kahne 186, Biffle 187-215, Ky. Busch 216, Truex 217-249, Ky. Busch 250, Biffle 251-276, Newman 277, Logano 278-296, Truex 297-320, Stewart 321, Martin 322-367.

++Rollover money awarded at year’s end, amount not included in race winnings.

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Jeff Gordon                     1,601          (1)

 2 –Tony Stewart                  1,572          (0)

 3 –Kurt Busch                      1,546          (1)

 4 –Jimmie Johnson             1,465          (1)

 5 –Denny Hamlin                 1,445          (0)

 6 –Jeff Burton                      1,384          (0)

 7 –Kyle Busch                      1,380          (3)

 8 –Ryan Newman                1,363          (0)

 9 –Greg Biffle                      1,345          (0)

10–Matt Kenseth                  1,326          (2)

11–Mark Martin                     1,316          (2)

12–Carl Edwards                   1,271          (0)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts         Wins

Chevrolet                     81          5

Toyota                         59          3

Ford                             54          2

Dodge                          48          1

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Joey Logano                              122

Scott Speed                               110

Max Papis                                    37

Dexter Bean                                   1

 

MOOG PROBLEM SOLVER OF RACE

AWARD                          Car #     Pts.

Chad Knaus                   (#48)        1

Drew Blickensderfer        (#17)        1

Steve Letarte                 (#24)        1

 


DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #            Pts.

Kyle Busch                     (#18)                3

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)                2

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)                2

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #            Pts.

Kurt Busch                     (#  2)                3

Juan Pablo Montoya     (#42)                3

Martin Truex Jr.             (#  1)                1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                        Car #          Pts.

Kyle Busch                       (#18)              3

Tony Stewart                   (#14)              2

Denny Hamlin                  (#11)              2

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                        Car #          Pts.

Greg Erwin                       (#16)              2

Tony Gibson                    (#39)              2

Drew Blickensderfer          (#17)              1

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK BELTS FASTEST

LAP AWARD                  Car #            Pts.

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)                3

Mark Martin                    (#  5)                2

Martin Truex Jr,             (#  1)                2

 


O’REILLY AUTO PARTS “PEOPLE,

SERVICE & PERFORMANCE” AWARD

                                    Car #          Pts.

Tony Stewart               (#14)            2

Denny Hamlin              (#11)            2

Ryan Newman             (#39)            2

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                    Car #            Pts.

Hendrick                       (#24)            116

Hendrick                       (#48)            95

Hendrick                       (#  5)            93

 

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD

Mark Martin                                    3

Brian Vickers                                  2

Kyle Busch                                     1

Matt Kenseth                                 1

Juan Pablo Montoya                     1

David Reutimann                           1

Martin Truex Jr.                             1

 

TISSOT “PIT ROAD PRECISION” AWARD

                                    Car #          Pts.

Jeff Gordon                  (#24)              3

Jimmie Johnson          (#48)              1

Martin Truex Jr.           (#  1)              1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                Car #          Pts.

Kyle Busch                   (#18)            3

Matt Kenseth               (#17)            2

Mark Martin                  (#  5)            2


UNOFFICIAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistics

OFFICIAL RESULTS WILL be posted ABOVE sometime Monday




NASCAR Race Number 11
Unofficial Race Results for the Southern 500 - Saturday, May 9, 2009
Darlington Raceway - Darlington, SC - 1.366 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 367 Laps - 501.322 Miles - Purse: $5,666,384

Fin Str Car# Driver Sponsor
Manu
Laps
Run
Points Bonus
Pts
Total
Award
Status Times
Led
Laps
Led
1 12 5 Mark Martin Cheez-it / CARQUEST Chevy 367 190 5 $295,150 Running 1 46
2 42 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 367 175 5 $236,999 Running 1 2
3 18 14 Tony Stewart Old Spice / Office Depot Chevy 367 170 5 $171,696 Running 1 1
4 3 39 Ryan Newman US Army Chevy 367 165 5 $170,527 Running 2 48
5 2 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont / National Guard ESGR Chevy 367 160 5 $152,724 Running 1 6
6 16 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats Chevy 367 155 5 $162,113 Running 3 61
7 31 25 Brad Keselowski GoDaddy.com Chevy 367 146 $102,400 Running
8 11 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 367 152 10 $112,625 Running 4 117
9 5 20 Joey Logano # The Home Depot Toyota 367 143 5 $138,874 Running 1 19
10 1 17 Matt Kenseth DEWALT Ford 367 139 5 $142,188 Running 1 16
11 24 29 Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil Chevy 367 130 $127,843 Running
12 6 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevy 367 127 $132,254 Running
13 23 11 Denny Hamlin Farm Bureau Toyota 367 124 $103,175 Running
14 19 19 Elliott Sadler Stanley Tools Dodge 367 126 5 $95,700 Running 1 2
15 40 98 Paul Menard Schrock / Menards Ford 367 118 $118,904 Running
16 8 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 367 115 $100,350 Running
17 38 44 A J Allmendinger Best Buy Dodge 367 112 $86,050 Running
18 27 96 Bobby Labonte Academy Sports & Outdoors Ford 367 114 5 $112,952 Running 1 2
19 41 43 Reed Sorenson Valvoline Crew Chief Car Dodge 367 106 $121,549 Running
20 25 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevy 367 103 $119,746 Running
21 29 78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Chevy 367 100 $78,575 Running
22 20 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 367 97 $89,450 Running
23 7 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 366 99 5 $121,221 Running 5 45
24 34 12 David Stremme No. 12 Penske Dodge 366 91 $113,038 Running
25 39 34 Tony Raines A&W Chevy 364 88 $87,800 Running
26 32 87 Scott Speed Nemco Motorsports Toyota 362 85 $75,325 Running
27 26 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Mountain Dew / National Guard Chevy 360 82 $92,725 Running
28 28 7 Robby Gordon Quaker State Toyota 353 79 $96,583 Running
29 21 00 David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 347 76 $102,096 Running
30 4 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Mobil 1 Dodge 344 73 $97,008 Running
31 35 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 333 70 $105,321 Accident
32 9 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 314 67 $123,179 Running
33 10 47 Marcos Ambrose Bush's Best Baked Beans / Kingsford / Clorox Toyota 312 64 $91,671 Running
34 14 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 303 66 5 $121,346 Running 2 2
35 22 13 Max Papis # GEICO Toyota 302 58 $72,725 Running
36 13 07 Casey Mears Jack Daniel's Chevy 238 55 $90,575 Running
37 17 33 Clint Bowyer BB&T Chevy 221 52 $80,375 Accident
38 15 6 David Ragan UPS Ford 199 49 $80,150 Accident
39 37 36 Scott Riggs Tommy Baldwin Racing Toyota 101 46 $72,025 Brakes
40 36 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 73 43 $79,875 Engine
41 33 66 Dave Blaney Prism Motorsports Toyota 56 40 $71,725 Brakes
42 43 09 Sterling Marlin Phoenix Racing Dodge 38 37 $71,630 Transmissi
43 30 71 David Gilliland TRG Motorsports Chevy 27 34 $71,990 Fuel Pump  


Comments: With an estimated crowd of 72,000 in attendance, Mark Martin won the Southern 500. Prior to the start, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for reasons indicated: #43 (engine change), #48 (back-up car), #87 (driver change).

Failed to Qualify: (2) 41 Jeremy Mayfield, 82 Scott Speed #.

Time of Race: 4 Hrs, 11 Mins, 19 Secs.
Average Speed: 119.687 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.531 Seconds

Caution Flags: 17 for 73 laps: Laps: 5-7 (# 13, 87 accident Turn 2. [None]); 22-24 (# 55 spin Turn 4. [None]); 32-37 (# 07, 11, 44, 83 accident Turns 1-2. [55]); 76-85 (# 55 accident Turn 3. [98]); 120-123 (# 77 accident Turn 2. [48]); 162-165 (# 6, 11 accident Turns 1-2. [19]); 186-189 (# 6, 42 accident Turn 1. [83]); 198-201 (# 6, 27 accident Turn 3. [12]); 216-219 (# 2 spin Turn 4. [24]); 223-226 (# 33, 44 accident backstretch. [12]); 250-253 (Debris. [77]); 277-281 (Debris, backstretch. [11]); 285-287 (# 99 accident, Turn 3. [98]); 297-300 (# 16 accident, Turn 4. [31]); 321-325 (Debris, Turn 4. [96]); 336-338 (# 26, 83 accident Turn 2. [44]); 344-346 (# 88 spin, frontstretch. [9]).

Lead Changes: 23 among 13 drivers: M. Kenseth 1-16; J. Gordon 17-22; J. Johnson 23-24; R. Newman 25-71; K. Kahne 72-82; E. Sadler 83-84; K. Kahne 85-115; M. Truex Jr. 116-119; K. Kahne 120; B. Labonte 121-122; G. Biffle 123-161; K. Kahne 162; G. Biffle 163-185; K. Kahne 186; G. Biffle 187-215; Kyle Busch 216; M. Truex Jr. 217-249; Kyle Busch 250; G. Biffle 251-276; R. Newman 277; J. Logano # 278-296; M. Truex Jr. 297-320; T. Stewart 321; M. Martin 322-367.

Coors Light Pole Award : Matt Kenseth, #17 (179.514 mph)
DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race : Ryan Newman, #39
DOW Automotive Strategic Call of the Race : Mark Martin, #5
EA Sports Move of the Race : Mark Martin, #5
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Martin Truex, Jr, #1 (173.185 mph, Lap 228)
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder : Mark Martin, #5
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : Martin Truex, Jr, #1
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race : Brad Keselowski, #25 (.404 sec )
O'Reilly People, Service and Performance Award : Ryan Newman, #39 (443.121 sec)
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Joey Logano, #20
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Mark Martin, #5
Tissot Pit Road Precision Award : Martin Truex, Jr, #1 (411.199 sec)
WIX Lap Leader : Martin Truex, Jr, #1 (61 Laps)

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